New Images From Pacific Rim: Uprising


By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) Pacific Rim: Uprising has gone into production, and I'm still having a hard time believing it. Guillermo del Toro tried hard for years to get the sequel off the ground, which saw plenty fits and starts (and complete stops), and I can't blame him for deciding to … [Read more...]

A Geek’s Reaction to the Full Iron Fist Trailer


Netflix and Marvel release a full Iron Fist trailer ahead of the March debut By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) Marvel Studios' cinematic universe is an ambitious idea that just keeps expanding. Originally, it all seemed tightly connected, but then it started branching off into different … [Read more...]

Clive Barker and Project Greenlight Will Fund Your Horror Film With $300,000


By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) Have an idea for a horror film? Then this is the contest for you! Clive Barker, legendary director of films like Hellraiser and Nightbreed has teamed up with Project Greenlight Digital Studios to announce a contest called Reel Fear. The project is being … [Read more...]

Super Bowl 51 Trailers: Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2, Transformers 5, Strangers Things and More


By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) Super Bowl 51 is in the books, the Patriots won in the first overtime (with a huge comeback), and plenty of great new trailers debuted. Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2, Stranger Things Season 2, Logan, Ghost in the Shell, Transformers: The Last Knight, Pirates of … [Read more...]

Peter Jackson Casts Leads for Mortal Engines


By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) Peter Jackson made a name for himself in fantasy bringing the Lord of the Rings books to life, and now he's set to produce another visually impressive adaptation. Mortal Engines is set in a far future, where cities have become mobile and travel the world. While … [Read more...]

New Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 Images Released


By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) Guardians of the Galaxy took the pop culture world and box office by storm when in premiered back in 2014. It performed well beyond expectations, turned a mostly unknown comic book into a household name, and it launched Chris Pratt into superstardom. There's a … [Read more...]

Schneider-Kreuznach Launches New Cine Prime Tilt Lenses


By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) Tilt-shift is one of those tools that when used properly looks fantastic. While it tends to be used to make large objects appear to be miniature, there are a few more creative uses like manipulating deep focus without the use of a split-focus diopter. German … [Read more...]

George R. R. Martin Reveals Details of New Game of Thrones Story

George R.R. Martin (image: Gage Skidmore)

By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) For all you purists out there, yes, I do know that the Game of Thrones novel series is actually A Song of Ice and Fire, but it is a pretty long title. It was recently announced that a new story from that world is coming from author George R. R. Martin as part of … [Read more...]

Ben Affleck Will Not Direct The Batman; Matt Reeves Rumored To Replace Him


By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) The films of the DC Extended Universe have not had very good luck with directors. It seems like every other week another director leaves a project connected to the DCEU, and it doesn't look like that trend will stop anytime too. According to Variety, another … [Read more...]

Dominic West Cast as Lara Croft’s Father in Tomb Raider Reboot


By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) The Tomb Raider reboot is looking more and more like it will be something exciting. With Academy Award winner Alicia Vikander playing the titular character, and Norwegian The Wave director Roar Uthaug helming the project, it seems that Hollywood is trying to make … [Read more...]

Avatar Sequels Finally Begin Shooting In August


By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) It's hard to believe that Avatar premiered in theaters way back in December 2009. After seven years, not only have none of the sequels been released, but they still haven't shot a single frame of it yet. That should all change this upcoming August. While … [Read more...]

Donnie Darko Director Wants to Make Ambitious Sequel


By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) Richard Kelly is an underrated director if you ask me. As much as I love Donnie Darko, I honestly believe his film The Box is possibly his best work. Probably not a common belief, but I thought it was fantastic. That film came out in 2009, and since then Kelly … [Read more...]

Rian Johnson Talks Star Wars: The Last Jedi


By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) Now that Rogue One: A Star Wars Story has broken a billion dollars at the box office to become the highest grossing film of 2016, it is time to look at the next film in the franchise, the recently titled Star Wars: The Last Jedi. Empire had a chance to speak … [Read more...]

New Promo Images from FX’s X-Men Series Legion


By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) The X-Men franchise is finally making its way to the small screen, with the upcoming series Legion. The series is based on the X-Men character of the same name, and stars Dan Stevens. The series was created by Fargo's Noah Hawley and it is looking … [Read more...]

SpeedScriber Automated Transcripts App Comes To Avid


By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) One of the biggest pains in post-production that is rarely talked about is transcriptions. I've had to do my share of it, and it is not fun at best, and mind numbing at worst. A company called Digital Heaven created a piece of software called SpeedScriber, which … [Read more...]

Sony Launches European Documentary Film Contest


By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) I love a good film contest, and Sony has announced a fun one for European content creators. It is incredibly easy to enter as contestants will need to upload a one-minute documentary to YouTube that showcases their storytelling capabilities. Next, top ten uploaded … [Read more...]